Obstructive sleep apnea: a comparison of black and white subjects.

@article{Meetze2002ObstructiveSA,
  title={Obstructive sleep apnea: a comparison of black and white subjects.},
  author={Keith Meetze and Marion Boyd Gillespie and Fu-shing Lee},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2002},
  volume={112 7 Pt 1},
  pages={
          1271-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if the severity of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) differs by racial group. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional retrospective review. SETTING University-based sleep disorders laboratory. METHODS The study reviewed the results of 280 adult (>18 y) patients diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome by overnight polysomnogram between July 1, 1999, and June 30, 2000. Factors analyzed included age, sex, race, presence of hypertension, body mass index (kg/m2… CONTINUE READING
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